Swirling Vortex of Light (image) Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption A metasurface can generate strange new beams of light that swirl and corkscrew. The black hole in the center of these vortices can be used to image features smaller than half a wavelength of light or move tiny molecules. Credit (Video courtesy of the Capasso Lab/Harvard SEAS) Usage Restrictions with credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.